Kyle Clayton worked as a reporter and anchor at WFIU and WTIU before taking a job at KYUK public radio in Alaska.
The bill is named after a Farmland, Indiana native who died four years ago after returning from service overseas.
The House version of the bill adds language instituting a tuition freeze for combat veterans.
Last year, more combat troops took their own life than died in combat in Afghanistan.
Two pieces of legislation are aimed at getting servicemembers back to work.
It’s unclear exactly how much money the government will trim from the military budget over the next ten years.
Several veterans took an opportunity Monday to fly in the restored plane, which was featured in the 1989 movie, "Memphis Belle".
About 2 million people sustain brain injuries each year in the U.S. but only 1.7 million seek treatment.
It's the first time in almost two decades that Indianapolis will host the convention.
The $14 million Battery Innovation Center is slated for completion sometime in 2013.